Classes

Below is a list of possible classes that are offered to Installer/Technicians. For a list of classes being offered at this time, please see the schedule of classes.

OSHA-10

Become OSHA-10 certified. This course includes the study of safety on the job site including: electrical, PPE, ladders and stairways, fall protection, hand and power tools, scaffolds and confined spaces. This course is also considered a safety course that can account for VDV and Fire/Life Safety re-certification.

OSHA-30

This course contains many of the same topics as the OSHA 10 course but at a more in-depth level. In addition this course also includes: material handling and storage; cranes, derricks, hoists, elevators and conveyors; excavations; fire protection; health hazards in construction. This course is considered a safety course that can account for VDV and Fire/Life Safety re-certification.

Financial Tools For The Trades

NorCal S&C JATC has partnered with the International Foundation Of Employee Benefit Plans to offer a fundamental education in managing and maintaining one's finances. The State of California has not approved this class for Continuing Education for Electrical Certification renewal.

Audio Visual

Provides a comprehensive overview of AV systems and components, including boardroom/classroom presentation and live sound reinforcement. Hands-on elements include termination of components, as well as setup, programming, and operation of a Digital Signal Processor.

CCTV

This course includes the advanced study of closed circuit television systems. Students will learn about video camera types, lenses, optics, and lighting characteristics; study signal transmission methods. Students will learn about Plasma, LCD and OLED displays, construct a small scale CCTV system that includes different cameras and switchers which tie into a Pelco DVR. This course also would apply to the 32 hours needed for VDV re-certification.

CFOT

Certified Fiber Optic Technician is a complete training program covering the basics of fiber optics and hands on experience of terminating fiber optic cable. At the end of this course, the student will receive a certificate of completion with a passing grade on the CFOT test. This course also would apply to the 32 hours needed for VDV re-certification.

DAS

Distributed Antenna Systems class provides essential knowledge regarding system design, installation, and deployment. Students will learn proper termination techniques of specialized connectors and installation methods of associated components.

First Aid/CPR

Become American Red Cross certified in First Aid and CPR for the Adult. This course is also considered a safety course that can account for VDV and Fire/Life Safety re-certification.

Fire Alarm Systems

This course is designed for members who want to learn about Fire Alarm Systems and for those who need to refresh their knowledge and skills. A hands-on laboratory will allow the student to build a fire alarm system to apply what they have learned. This course meets the requirements for Fire/Life Safety re-certification.

Fire/Life Safety Exam Prep

Designed to prepare the student for taking the California State Fire/Life Safety Exam.

Meters use Relays

An in-depth focus on relays and the proper use/application of Multi-Meters. The key components, ratings, and function of relays are discussed, providing knowledge of the role relays fulfill in various sound and communication systems.

Security Access Systems

This course is designed for members who want to learn about Security/Access Systems and for those who need to refresh their knowledge and skills. This course includes the study of security systems and the components involved. A hands-on laboratory will allow the student to build a Security/Access System and apply what they learned. This course meets the requirements for VDV re-certification.

VDV Exam Prep

Designed to prepare the student for taking the California State VDV Exam.